United States Senator Marco Rubio has called for the release of Senator Leila De Lima, who has been detained due to drug-related charges.
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In a tweet on Saturday (PHL time), Rubio urged the Philippine government to “unconditionally” release De Lima.
Philippine Senator Leila de Lima, a critic of extrajudicial killings under Duterte's so-called “war on drugs,” has spent the last two years in prison on bogus charges. I call on the Philippine government to unconditionally release her #FreeLeilaNow #ExpressionNOTOppression pic.twitter.com/B3lsNOnRtx— Senator Rubio Press (@SenRubioPress) September 20, 2019